- 41st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Helen Moody beats Lilí Álvarez (6-2 6-3)
- Edward Hamm of US, sets then long jump record at 25' 11"
Sliced bread sold for the first time by the Chillicothe Baking Company, Missouri, using a machine invented by Otto Frederick Rohwedder. Described as the greatest forward step in the baking industry since bread was wrapped.
- Colleen Summers, vocal overdubber, born in Pasadena, California